Progress in geospatial data preservation

The Digital Preservation Coalition has organised an online conference on mapping progress in geospatial data preservation on 30th March 2022 at 2pm CET, on Zoom.

The event will be of interest to anyone who wants to find out how a range of different organizations manage and preserve geospatial data at various points in their lifecycle.

The fee for the event is £75. More information and registration link here

History Webinars & Seminars 2021

Here is a list of interesting webinars & seminars for 2021:

Les observateurs du Bicentenaire

A cycle of trilingual events (Greek, French, English) to reflect on the impact of the Greek Revolution in history.

Thursday 13/05/2021, 6 pm
Yanni Kotsonis – Université de New York
The Greek Revolution as an Imperial Event: How the Ottoman, French, and Russian Empires
Produced a National Uprising, 1797-1830

Thursday 10/06/2021, 6 pm
Elias Stouraïtis – Université Ionienne
Byron: (Re)writing History through Digital Games

Thursday 30/09/2021, 6 pm
Dimitris Kousouris – Université de Vienne
Les cinquantenaires de la Révolution grecque (1871, 1921, 1971) : conjonctures
mémorielles et enjeux historiographiques

Thursday 21/10/2021, 6 pm
Christina Koulouri – Université Panteion
Les commémorations de la Révolution Grecque: lieux de mémoire et identité nationale

Thursday 25/11/2021, 6 pm
Dimitris Plantzos – Université d’Athènes
We Have Always Been Ancient: Greece Celebrating its Modernity as a Confirmation of its

Thursday 16/12/2021, 6 pm
Alessandro Gallicchio – École supérieure des beaux-arts de Nîmes
Art contemporain et Bicentenaire de la Révolution grecque. Une histoire de représentations

To sign up for the webinars,  please contact: Mme Sophia Zoumboulaki Assistante administrative – Direction des Études (+ 30 210 36 79)

Financial History Webinar Series

For inspiration and further research, please have a look at our TOPIC dedicated to ECONOMICS

The Financial History Network is pleased to announce the Fall/Winter program for its 2020-2021 Financial History Webinar Series. The webinar sessions will take place throughout the academic year 2020-2021 on Mondays on Zoom at 5pm CET. It is possible to register on the Network’s Eventbrite page or the dedicated links to each session below. To receive the papers discussed, reminders of our sessions, and follow-up discussions of the issues raised during the webinar sessions, please fill in the form here.

Full programme available here

Financial History Seminar – Lent and Easter 2021

The Centre for Financial History at Darwin College has released the programme for the Financial History Seminar (Lent and Easter 2021). The seminar will take place on Zoom at 5pm unless otherwise stated with the recording subsequently available on the Centre for Financial History website. The link will be circulated before each seminar. You can register here:

      • 1 February 2021: Professor Charles Goodhart (LSE) and Dr Manoj Pradhan (Talking Heads Macro)
        The Great Demographic Reversal: ageing societies, waning inequality, and an inflation
      • 15 February 2021: Dr Peter Sloman (University of Cambridge)
        Menus without prices? Manifestos, party competition, and public finance in Britain, c. 1955-1983
      • 1 March 2021: William Allen (NIESR)
        Poland, the international monetary system and the Bank of England, 1921–1939
      • 15 March 2021: Dr Eleanor Hallam (HM Treasury)
        HM Treasury and its management of the Financial Crisis, 2007-2009
      • 3 May 2021: Dr Jenny Pleinen (German Historical Institute, London)
        The landed gentry in British politics after World War II: from taxed decadence to subsidized cultural heritage

The seminar is generously supported by the Trevelyan Fund and the Centre for Risk Studies.

Webinars for archivists

Webinar series 2020-21

A series of interesting webinars for archives coming up this season:

Europeana: What’s in the name – what impact means for us

A series of webinars dedicated to better measuring and understanding the impact of digital cultural heritage. This webinar will focus on questions such as why is impact assessment important, or how can organisations survive and thrive in a post-Covid-19 world. The calendar for the first 5 appointments is:
30 September 2020 – an introduction to what we mean by impact
28 October 2020 – designing your impact assessment
25 November 2020 – get the data (right)
27 January 2021 – narrating and sharing your impact story
24 February 2021 – looking back – evaluating your processes
In order to register, please follow this link

The Archive-Skills Consultancy webinar series

10th November 2020 Basic Archive Skills Training Day Online Course

11th November 2020 Archival Arrangement and Description Explained Online Course

12th November 2020 Managing Photographs in the Archives Online Course

28th January 2021 Building Blocks of Records Management Online Course

1st February 2021 Basic Archive Skills Training Day Online Course

2nd February 2021 Archival Arrangement and Description Explained Online Course

3rd February 2021 Managing Photographs in the Archives Online Course

Please book through the Eventbrite link

CFP – The rise of education across European regions in the last two centuries

University of Groningen (the Netherlands), January 20-21, 2021.

Deadline for CFP: 30 September 2020

Archives Portal Europe has an entire topic dedicated to EDUCATION here. From the Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis, the documents on teh Essex Education Committee (1935):

The University of Groningen and CIRSE (the Italian Centre for Research on History of Education) is organising a seminar on the rise of primary and secondary education across European regions in the last two centuries. The scientific committee encourages submissions from a broad range of disciplines that shed light on fundamental aspects of regional variation in schooling, its determinants and impact on social and economic development. These includes:

1. The spatial distribution of education (in terms of schools, enrolment levels, child-teacher ratios, absenteeism etc.)
2. Economy and the demand for schooling
3. Demography and education
4. Education reform and regional differences
5. School finance and teacher salaries
6. Gender educational inequality
7. The local history of schooling

You can send an extended abstract (c. 500 words) to by September 30th, 2020. More information here